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Mines; which was referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads.

By Mr. Eliot: The memorial of Messrs. Fox, O'Connor, and others, asking indemnity for the loss of goods destroyed by the fall of the United States bonded warehouse on Union street, San Francisco, California, in 1854; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce.

By Mr. Scranton: The petition of Zepheniah Knapp, praying for an invalid pension for services in the war of 1812; which was referred to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

By Mr. Ruffin: The memorial of the Craven county court of North Carolina, asking compensation for the use and occupation of the courthouse of said county by the United States district court; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Mr. Boteler, by unanirnous consent, from the Committee on Military Affairs, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 132) to remove the United States arsenal from the city of St. Louis, and to establish the same, together with a national armory, at Jefferson Barracks, reported the same with an amendment, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

Ordered, That the said bill be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and that the bill and report be printed.

Mr. Houston moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

Mr. Sherman, by unanimous consent, from the Committee of Ways and Means, to whom was referred the bill of the House (H. R. 499) to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1860, with the amendments of the Senate thereto, reported tke same to the House, accompanied by a report in writing thereon.

Ordered, That the said bill and amendments be committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and that the report be printed.

Mr. Sherman, by unanimous consent, submitted the following resolution, viz:

Resolved, That the Japanese embassy be invited to visit the House of Representatives, and that a committee of five members be appointed to convey this invitation and make suitable arrangements.

Pending the question on agreeing thereto,

Mr. Sherman moved the previous question; which was seconded and the main question ordered to be put.

Mr. Houston moved that the resolution be laid on the table; which motion was disagreed to.

The question was then put on agreeing to the said resolution,
And it was decided in the affirmative.

The Speaker appointed Mr. Sherman, Mr. Branch, Mr. H. Winter Davis, Mr. E. Joy Morris, and Mr. John Cochrane the committee under the said resolution.

Mr. Sherman moved that the vote by which the said resolution was agreed to be reconsidered, and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Gilmer, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That the memorial of William P. Preston, contesting the election of the Hon. J. Morrison Harris, of the 3d congressional distriet of Maryland, be printed.

The House then resumed, as the regular order of business, the consideration of the report of the Committee of Elections in the Michigan contested eleetion case; the pending question being, when the House adjourned yesterday, on the amendment submitted by Mr. Gartrell to the resolutions reported from the said committee.

After debate,
Mr. Sherman moved the previous question; which was seconded..
And the question being pat, Shall the main question be now

pat?

Yeas

115 It was decided in the affirmative,

Nays.

39 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr.Charles F. Adams

Grten Adams
Garnett B. Adrain
William Allen
John B Alley
William C. Anderson
John D. Ashmore
Elijah Babbitt
Charles L. Beale
John A. Bingham
Harrison G. Blake
Reese B. Brabson
William D. Brayton
Francis M. Bristow
James Buffinton
Alfred A. Burnham
Martin Butterfield
John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
John B. Clark
Clark B. Cochrane
John Cochrane
Schuyler Colfax
Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
Jabez L. M. Curry
Samuel R. Curtis
John G. Davis
Henry L. Dawes
R. Holland Duel)
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge
Reuben E. Fenton
Orris S. Ferry

Mr. Thomas B. Florence

Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
Lucius J. Gartrell
John A. Gilmer
Daniel W. Gooch
James H. Graham
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
J Morrison Harris
William Helmick
John Hickman
William S. Holman
George S. Houston
George W. Hughes.
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Benjamin F. Junkin
Francis W. Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
De Witt C. Leach
James M. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
John A Logan
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
William B. Maclay
Robert Mallory
Gilman Marston
Horace Maynard
James B. MeKean
Edward McPherson
John S. Millson
Laban T. Moore
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris

M, Freeman H. Morse

Thomas A.R. Nelson
William E. Niblack
John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
John J. Perry
John U. Pettit
Samuel O. Peyton
Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
Emory B. Pottle
James M. Quarles
Christopher Robinsons
Homer E. Royce
John Schwartz
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
William E. Simms
Otho R.

Singleton
William N. H. Smith
Daniel E. Somes
Francis E. Spinner
Benjamin Stanton
William Stewart
William B. Stokes
Mason W. Tappan
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
Charles H. Van Wyck
Edward Wade
Henry Waldron
E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Woodruff

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Thomas S. Bocock

Henry C. Burnett
David Clopton
Williamson R. W. Cobb
Samuel S. Cox
Reuben Davis
Daniel C. De Jarnette
Henry A. Edmundson
Andrew J. Hamilton
John T. Harris
Robert Hatton
George S. Hawkins
William Howard
James Jackson

Mr. Lucius Q. C. Lamar

John M. Landrum
Charles H. Larrabee
Peter E. Love
Charles D. Martin
John McQueen
W. Porcher Miles
Isaac N. Morris
George H. Pendleton
John S. Phelps
Roger A. Pryor
James C. Robinson
Thomas Ruffin

Mr. Albert Rust

Charles L. Scott
Daniel E. Sickles
William Smith
James A. Stallworth
John W. Stevenson
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
John W. H. Underwood
Zebulon B. Vance
Edwin H Webster
Samuel H. Woodson
John V Wright.

So it was ordered that the main question be now put.

On motion of Mr. Holman, by unanimous consent, Ordered, That there be a call of the House.

The roll having been called, the following named members failed to answer to their names, viz:

Mr. James M. Ashley, Mr. Milledge L. Bonham, Mr. Alexander R. Boteler, Mr. John E. Bouligny, Mr. Lawrence O'B. Branch, Mr. John Y. Brown, Mr. Anson Burlingame, Mr. Silas M. Burroughs, Mr. Sherrard Clemens, Mr. Thomas Corwin, Mr. Martin J. Crawford, Mr. Thomas G. Davidson, Mr. William H. Dimmick, Mr. William H. English, Mr. John F. Farnsworth, Mr. Philip B. Fouke, Mr. Galusha A. Grow, Mr. John A. Gurley, Mr. Chapin Hall, Mr. John B. Haskin, Mr. George S. Hawkins, Mr. Thomas C. Hindman, Mr. Charles B. Hoard, Mr. James Jackson, Mr. Albert G. Jenkins, Mr. John J. Jones, Mr. Lawrence M. Keitt, Mr. William Kellogg, Mr. David Kilgore, Mr. John W. Killinger, Mr. Jacob M. Kunkel, Mr. James M. Leach, Mr. Shelton F. Leake, Mr. William B. Maclay, Mr. Elbert S. Martin, Mr. John A. McClernand, Mr. William Montgomery, Mr. Laban T. Moore, Mr. Sydenham Moore, Mr. George W. Palmer, Mr. John J. Perry, Mr. John H. Reagan, Mr. Alexander H. Rice, Mr. Elbridge G. Spaulding, Mr. Thaddeus Stevens, Mr. James A. Stewart, Mr. Eli Thayer, Mr. Clement L. Vallandigham, Mr. John P. Verree, Mr. Cadwalader C. Washburn, Mr. Edwin H. Webster, Mr. William G. Whiteley, Mr. James Wilson, Mr. Warren Winslow, Mr. John Wood, and Mr. Samuel H. Woodson.

By unanimous consent, all further proceedings in the call were dispensed with.

Mr. Gartrell having, by unanimous consent, withdrawn his proposed amendment, and a division of the question having been demanded upon the resolutions reported from the Committee of Elections,

The first resolution was read as follows, viz:

Resolved, That George B. Cooper is not entitled to a seat in the 36th Congress as the representative from the first congressional district of Michigan. And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?

s
Yeas

97

77 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present,

Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Green Adams
Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson
Elijah Babbitt
Charles L. Beale
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William D. Brayton
James Buffinton
Alfred A. Burnham
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
John Carey
Luther C. Carter
Charles Case
Clark B. Cochrane
Schuyler Colfax
Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
Samuel R. Curtis
H. Winter Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge

Mr Reuben E. Fenton

Orris S. Ferry
Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
John A. Gilmer
Daniel W. Gooch
James H. Graham
James T. Hale
J. Morrison Harris
William Helmick
John Hickman
James Humphrey
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Francis W. Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
De Witt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Gilman Marston
Horace Maynard
James B. McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Freeman H. Morse

Mr. Thomas A. R. Nelson

John T. Nixon
Abraham B. Olin
John J. Perry
John U. Pettit
Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
Emory B. Pottle
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
John Schwartz
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
Daniel E. Somes
Francis E. Spinner
William Stewart
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Charles R. Traii
Carey A. Trimble
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
Edward Wade
Henry Waldrou
E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Woodruff.

Those who voted in the negative are

Mr. Garnett B. Adrain

William Allen
Thomas L. Anderson
John D. Ashmore
William T. Avery
William Barksdale
Thomas J. Barr
J. R. Barrett
Thomas S. Bocock
William W. Boyce
Reese B. Brabson
Francis M. Bristow
John C. Burch
Henry C. Burnett
Horace F. Clark
John B. Clark
David Clopton
Williamson R. W. Cobb
John Cochrane
Samuel S. Cox
Burton Craige
Jabez L. M. Curry
John G. Davis
Reuben Davis
Daniel C. De Jarnette
Henry A. Edmundson

Mr. Thomas B. Florence

Muscoe R. H. Garnett
Lucius J. Gartrell
Andrew J Hamilton
Thomas Hardeman, jr.
John T. Harris
Robert Hatton
William S. Holman
George S. Houston
William Howard
George W. Hughes
Albert G. Jenkins
Lucius Q. C. Lamar
John M. Landrum
Charles H Larrabee
James M. Leach
John A. Logan
Peter E. Love
Robert Mallory
Charles D. Martin
John McQueen
John J. McRae
W. Porcher Miles
John S. Millson
Isaac N. Morris
William E. Niblack

Mr. John W. Noell

George H. Pendleton
Samuel O. Peyton
John S. Phelps
James L. Pugh
James M. Quarles
John H. Reagan
Jetur R. Riggs
James C. Robinson
Thomas Ruffin
Albert Rust
Charles L. Scott
Daniel E. Sickles
William E. Simms
Otho R. Singleton
William Smith
William N. H. Smith
James A. Stallworth
John W. Stevenson
William B. Stokes
Miles Taylor
James H. Thomas
John W. H. Underwood
Zebulon B. Vance
John V. Wright.

So the first resolution was agreed to.
Mr. Dawes moved that the vote last taken be reconsidered, and

also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table; which latter motion was agreed to.

The second resolution was then read, as follows, viz:

Resolved, That William A, Howard is entitled to a seat in the 36th Congress as the representative from the first congressional district of Michigan.

And the question being put, Will the House agree thereto?
It was decided in the affirmative, {Nays

:

92 The yeas and nays being desired by one-fifth of the members present, Those who voted in the affirmative are

Mr. Charles F. Adams

Green Adams
Cyrus Aldrich
John B. Alley
William C. Anderson
Charles L. Beale
John A. Bingham
Samuel S. Blair
Harrison G. Blake
William D. Brayton
James Buffinton
Alfred A. Burnham
Martin Butterfield
James H. Campbell
John Carey
Charles Case
Clark B. Cochrane
Schuyler Calfax
Roscoe Conkling
John Covode
H. Winter Davis
Henry L. Dawes
Charles Delano
R. Holland Duell
W. McKee Dunn
Sidney Edgerton
Thomas M. Edwards
Thomas D. Eliot
Alfred Ely
Emerson Etheridge
Reuben E. Fenton

Mr. Orris S. Ferry

Stephen C. Foster
Augustus Frank
Ezra B. French
John A. Gilmer
Daniel W. Gooch
James H. Graham
J. Morrison Harris
William Helmick
John Hickman
James Humphrey
John Hutchins
William Irvine
Francis W. Kellogg
William S. Kenyon
De Witt C. Leach
M. Lindley Lee
Henry C. Longnecker
Dwight Loomis
Owen Lovejoy
Gilman Marston
James B McKean
Robert McKnight
Edward McPherson
William Millward
James K. Moorhead
Justin S. Morrill
Edward Joy Morris
Freeman H. Morse
Thomas A. R. Nelson
John T. Nixon

Mr. Abraham B. Olin

John J. Perry
John U. Pettit
Albert G. Porter
John F. Potter
Emory B. Pottle
Christopher Robinson
Homer E. Royce
John Schwartz
George W. Scranton
Charles B. Sedgwick
John Sherman
Daniel E. Somes
Francis E. Spinner
William Stewart
John L. N. Stratton
Mason W. Tappan
Cydnor B. Tompkins
Charles R. Train
Carey A. Trimble
William Vandever
Charles H. Van Wyck
Edward Wade
Henry Waldron
E. P. Walton
Ellihu B. Washburne
Israel Washburn, jr.
Alfred Wells
William Windom
John Woodruff.

Those who voted in the negative areMr. William Allen

Mr. James Craig Thomas L. Anderson Burton Craige John D. Ashmore

Jabez L. M. Curry William T. Avery

John G. Davis William Barksdale

Reuben Davis Thomas J. Barr

Daniel C. De Jarnette J. R. Barrett

Henry A. Edmundson Thomas S. Bocock

Thomas B. Florence William W. Boyce

Muscoe R. H. Garnett Reese B. Brabson

Lucius J. Gartrell Francis M. Bristow

Andrew J. Hamilton John C. Burch

John T Harris Henry C. Burnett

Robert Hatton Horace F. Clark

Joshua Hill John B. Clark

William S. Holman David Clopton

George S. Houston Williamson R. W. Cobb William Howard John Cochrane

Lucius Q. C. Lamar Samuel S. Cox

John M. Landrum

Mr. John A. Logan

Peter E. Love
Wiiliam B. Maclay
Robert Mallory
Charles D. Martin
Horace Maynard
John McQueen
W. Porcher Miles
John S. Millson
William E. Niblack
George H. Pendleton
Samrel O. Peyton
John S. Phelps
James L. Pugh
James M. Quarles
John H.Reagan
Jetur R. Riggs
James C. Robinson
Thomas Ruffin

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